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Which type of seismic wave produces the most severe ground mivenents

Which type of seismic wave produces the most severe ground mivenents

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Which type of seismic wave produces the most severe ground mivenents

Which type of seismic wave produces the most severe ground mivenents

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In any earthquake, there are three types of waves that occur in this p-waves, s-waves, and surface waves.
P- and s-waves cause more movement beneath the ground surface waves produce the most severe ground movements.
In any earthquake video, if you see bridges swinging or streets rolling up and down, that's primarily caused by surface waves.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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